JAY P. GREENE is Distinguished Professor, holds the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Education Reform, and is Head of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas. Greene’s current areas of research interest include school choice, culturally enriching field trips, and the effect of schools on non-cognitive and civic values. He is the author or co-author of two books and more than a hundred scholarly and popular articles. He received his B.A. in history from Tufts University in 1988 and his Ph.D. from the Government Department at Harvard University in 1995.
Expanding school choice and competition is the single most important action we can take to improve America’s schools. This eloquent Broadside outlines the case for school choice and shows how it is the most appealing strategy for anyone serious about educational reform.